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Nurse Licensure Compact

Effective January 1, 2004, North Dakota joined the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).  Beginning January 19, 2018 North Dakota transitioned to the enhanced NLC. 

The Nurse Licensure Compact allows the multistate licensure privilege to practice in other compact states. 

For general information regarding the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact and for a list of states belonging to the Compact visit the National Council State Boards of Nursing Nurse Compact site at: https://www.nursecompact.com/

Additional Resources:

Nurse Compact FAQs

Nurse Compact Resources

The Nurse Compact Resources page includes information on some of the following topics: 

  • Military Fact Sheet - includes Federal, Veterans Administration, Military and Indian Health Services
  • Moving Scenarios
  • Employer Fact Sheets
  • Uniform Licensure Requirements
  • New Graduates
  • Frequently Asked Questions